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Children's Human Rights
Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations
on 20 November 1959
1.) All children
have the right to what follows, no matter what their race, colour, sex,
language, religion, political or other opinion, or where they were born
or to whom they were born.
2.) You have the special right to grow
up in a healthy and normal way, free and with dignity.
3.) You have the right to a name and to
be a member of a country.
4.) You have the right to a good food,
housing and medical care.
5.) You have the right to special care
if handicapped in any way.
6.) You have the right to love and understanding,
preferably from parents, but from the government where you have no parent.
7.) You have the right to go to school
for free, to play, and to
have an equal chance to be what you are and to learn to be responsible
8.) You have the right always to be amoung
the first to get help.
9.) You have the right not to be harmed
and not to be hired for work until old enough.